For information, support and help please click on the links below:

In an emergency situation, always call 999

Body Image

The Site – Teen and youth-oriented information and advice resource, run by UK charity YouthNet.  Honest, factual information about drugs, sex, careers, relationships, mental health and wellbeing

Spun Out – Body Image in The Media

Teens Health – About Your Changing Body

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation – Help and Advice

Eating Disorders and Addictions – – USA website and resources

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)

NWG (National Working Group) – Tackling CSE

NSPCC – Help and Advice about CSE

Barnado’s – Help and Advice about CSE

PACE UK – Parents Against CSE

NHS – Help and Advice about CSE

Drugs and Alcohol

ADT Healthcare offers a free helpline and walk-in clinic for people suffering with drug and alcohol addiction issues. You can contact ADT Healthcare free on 0800 088 66 86.

Domestic Violence (DV)

Barnado’s – Helping Children Affected by DV

Refuge – For Women and Children.  Against DV

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 0800 2000 247

NHS – Getting Help for DV

Women’s Aid – Supports Abused Women and Children

The Hideout – For Children and Young People

Mikey and Jools Keep Safe – YouTube animations – developed for use with children who have experienced and are recovering from domestic abuse

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham – DV Care and Support Hub

The Duluth Model – Domestic Abuse Interventions Programmes

Hestia – Housing and Support Service for Domestic Abuse

Nia – Delivering cutting edge services to end violence towards women and children

Broken Rainbow – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) DV Charity

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

NSPCC – Help & Advice about FGM / Helpline: 0800 028 3550 /  email:

London Safeguarding Children’s Board – Help & Advice about FGM

Forward UK – Foundation for Women’s Health Research and Development – committed to gender equality and safeguarding the rights of African girls and women

The Girl Generation – A global campaign that supports the Africa-led movement to end FGM

Project Azure (The Metropolitan Police) Emergency Helpline: 020 7161 288 / email:

NHS – Help & Advice about FGM

Mental Health

Young Minds – The Voice for Young People’s Health and Wellbeing

Mind – Working for Better Mental Health

Place 2 Be – Improving Children’s Mental Health

ReThink – ReThink Mental Illness

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham – Support for Children’s Emotional and Mental Health

NHS CAMHS – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services


Childline – Helpline: 0800 11 11

NSPCC – Sexting: Advice for Parents

Family Lives – Sexting Help and Advice

Sexual Orientation

Stonewall – Stonewall works to achieve equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transexual people

LGBT Flipside – Flipside is a group for lesbian, gay, bi & trans+ young people aged 11-25 where you can be yourself, get support, and meet others in similar situations

Diversity Role Models – Diversity Role Models actively seeks to prevent homophobic and transphobic bullying in UK schools

Barking & Dagenham NHS – Developed by NHS Barking & Dagenham as part of our efforts to better serve our lesbian, gay and bisexual service users and staff

Broken Rainbow – LGBT DV Charity